perpetua

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Catalan[edit]

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perpetua

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of perpetuar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of perpetuar

Ido[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

perpetua

  1. perpetual

Derived terms[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /perˈpɛ.twa/, /perˈpɛ.tu.a/
  • Hyphenation: per‧pè‧tua, per‧pè‧tu‧a

Etymology 1[edit]

Named after Perpetua, Don Abbondio's gossipy servant from Alessandro Manzoni's The Betrothed.

Noun[edit]

perpetua f (plural perpetue)

  1. a priest's housekeeper
    Hypernyms: domestica, donna di servizio, governante
  2. (by extension, humorous) an aged talkative housekeeper

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective[edit]

perpetua

  1. Feminine singular of adjective perpetuo.

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

perpetua

  1. third-person singular present indicative of perpetuare
  2. second-person singular imperative of perpetuare

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

perpetua

  1. nominative feminine singular of perpetuus
  2. nominative neuter plural of perpetuus
  3. accusative neuter plural of perpetuus
  4. vocative feminine singular of perpetuus
  5. nominative neuter plural of perpetuus

Adjective[edit]

perpetuā

  1. ablative feminine singular of perpetuus

References[edit]

  • perpetua in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

perpetua

  1. Feminine singular of adjective perpetuo.

Verb[edit]

perpetua

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of perpetuar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of perpetuar

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /perˈpetwa/, [perˈpet̪wa]

Adjective[edit]

perpetua

  1. Feminine singular of adjective perpetuo.